It’s snowing hard here in Soldeu this morning, but below is some video I took of Luna and Shadow at the beginning of March. Her very first fresh snow. It was hard going for a little Squidge, but she had a blast!
It’s so important to keep a dog’s nails short. It’s so bad for them if their nails touch the ground as they walk. Imagine how it feels when you’re in too-short shoes and every step you make pushes your nails back into your toes. Sore, isn’t it? It’s the same thing for dogs. Not only that, … More Husbandry – nail trimming
Now I’m back at home in Andorra, we can get out and about in the snow. There was some very heavy snowfall while I was in the UK, but since I’ve been back it’s been wall-to-wall sun. The temperatures have meant that the snow has been in a freeze-thaw cycle, especially where I tend to … More Snowy walks!
Introductions between This Little Doggy and the Two Bigger Doggies is something I thought about at length. It was hard to be sure how they would react to a new member of the family. I thought I had a pretty good idea of how the two of them would be, but it was no more than a … More Let me introduce…
Puppy tummies are just gorgeous when they’re working properly. Naked, warm, round and just asking for raspberries to be blown on them. I mean, look at this, who can resist?! However, sometimes they’re not quite so pleasant. This Little Doggy has an upset tummy. This isn’t unusual with brand new pups; they’ve had a big … More Puppy tummies!
This Little Doggy is a supremely happy little lady. The life and soul of the party, she thinks that absolutely everyone wants to say hi to her. And, you know what, she’s pretty on the (cute little liver-coloured) nose with that. For now. Puppies are just so cute, the sight of one bundling up to … More Impulse control – ignoring people
This Little Doggy is a born retriever. I mean, the clue’s in the name. No, not “Luna”… “Labrador Retriever“. It doesn’t necessarily guarantee a strong retrieval instinct, because the Two Bigger Doggies had to be taught every step of a retrieve chain, but the Squidge seems to have come with it pre-programmed. For the past few … More Retrieving games